Tag: inspection

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:11

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and services which meet the aerospace industry’s requirements for today and ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 19:05

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions of calamari, six beers and three salads. Greek tax inspectors who ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:15

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop systems to the Director of Land Transport at DG Move, ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 19:15

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife Association, several of its members announced that they will implement ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection ... Read More

Sands China celebrates 15th anniversary of Sands Macao

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 20:30

Sands Macao celebrated its 15th anniversary with a ceremony at the hotel and entertainment complex's outdoor fountain Thursday – marking a decade and a half since its 2004 opening ushered ... Read More

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:45

Eurasia conference, a regional event held as part of the activities of GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association), will be held in Moscow, October 8-9 2019. The decision to ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate in key areas for the ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something that stresses a travel bargain’s ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:03

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) under its Common Evaluation Process ... Read More

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:20

Frankfurt am Main Airport (Frankfurt Airport), the largest airport in Europe, had to halt all incoming and outgoing flights after the drone that was sighted over the southern part of ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:15

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister responsible for Tourism, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie and Territorial At-Large ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The Bahamas reported also on eTurboNews earlier today. Joy Jibrilu, Director General ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, he provided additional context and ... Read More

Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:35

Sixteen tourists were trapped 80 feet in the air when a SeaWorld San Diego ride malfunctioned, leaving them suspended for nearly four hours as rescue crews scrambled to free them. ... Read More

FAA makes major drone ID marking change

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 15:30

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India to be held in ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:20

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that this week, uncovered a major regional poaching racket. Officers at ... Read More

Prague Airport opens new Commercial Zone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 15:30

Prague Airport has launched operations of a new commercial zone at Terminal 2 featuring a total of 2,200 sq.m. The new area, located right after the security checkpoint, comprises six ... Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about 14% compared to 2017, and ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must be stowed away (for a ... Read More

Wide-bodied aircrafts return to Calicut International

editor editor- December 4, 2018 15:12

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced the resumption of wide-bodied aircraft operations from Calicut International Airport. Read More

Qantas ordered to inspect A380s wing cracks

editor editor- February 11, 2012 08:34

Qantas will inspect its fleet of Airbus A380s for cracks on its wings following a European directive, but the engineers' union says it should have happened months ago. Read More

US Department of Agriculture withdraws inspection fee increase

editor editor- November 3, 2009 05:39

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) withdrew the recently-published interim rule to increase the fees charged for certain agricultural quarantine Read More

Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority welcomes UK marketing agency

editor editor- March 11, 2009 03:44

Johan Hult and Chris Doggart, account director and head of technical production, respectively, for George P. Read More

NYC inspectors check scales at New York’s airports

editor editor- November 24, 2008 04:11

NEW YORK - Travelers girding themselves for the Thanksgiving crush at city airports can cross one concern off their lists: recent inspections show scales used to weigh luggage are mostly ... Read More

Pre MITM inspection trip a success for Cartagena de Indias

editor editor- October 9, 2008 00:56

Selected incentive travel, congress and events buyers from the USA, Europe and Latin America will get together with Latin and North American exhibitors. Read More

American Eagle Airlines statement about TSA actions in Chicago

editor editor- August 21, 2008 07:09

FORT WORTH, TX (August 20, 2008) - On the morning of August 19, a TSA transportation security inspector used a sensitive piece of equipment on nine American Eagle aircraft to ... Read More